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jersey, water flowing over a levee led to the evacuation of hundreds of people. and new york, the city tt never sleeps is just now waking up after a night and day in the dark. >> new york's mayor referred to the storm as devastating. though the worst has passed now, we're still feeling some of the impact. this wall of clouds, shot by chopper 4 over rockville today. >> veronica johnson is in our weather center with the very latest. >> sandy has weakened but it is not quite done with us yet. we're seeing creeks, streams, rivers, all rise. coming up in a couple moments, we'll talk about the specifics of which ones, where, and how cold it will get tonight. >> in new york, flooding surpassed what forecasters predicted in a worst-case scenario. jay gray is live with a look at the damage throughout the northeast. >> good evening. >> just starting to get a little rain here. the weather is back below the seawall for the most part, gone in battery park. the damage, the devastation not only here but along the coast. most certainly has not. >> reporter: the day after. the devastation is overwhelming.
a high wind warning. and a hurricane warning for -- hurricane wind warnings from delaware and ocean city and rehoboth. take a look at some of the rainfall amounts we've gotten already. upwards two and three inches of rain. annapolis, over three. baltimore, over three inches of rain. close to four in pax river. those inland locations, same story. picking up the high rainfall totals. this system, again, so large, affecting a lot of people. not just at the coast, but well inland. we're going to see this through the overnight period. as we get into the western locations of west virginia, where snowshoe already had six inches of snow. they're expecting about two to three feet of snowfall by the time they get to wednesday late. so flood warnings remain up through tomorrow. with five to ten inches of rain in the forecast. through loudoun county and sharpsburg, and little falls will have high water rising several feet above average, as we move through the rest of today and tomorrow. again, all with sandy making its way ashore in the next couple of minutes, we think, around cape may, southern are
, great afternoon. looking very good toward fairfax city. 62 degrees at 7:00. 55 by 11:00. waking up tomorrow morning at 48 degrees. a little on the breezy side tomorrow. winds could be gusting upwards of 15 to 25 miles an hour. then we'll see that chance for storms. i'll tell you who has the best chance of seeing severe weather coming up in my forecast. >>> for years there were rumors about lance armstrong and his use of performance-enhancing drugs. but today the accusations became quite costly. >> how the allegations pushed armstrong out of the top spot of his live strong foundation, even cost him a major sponsor. the long and controversial ride for lance armstrong has taken a dramatic turn. the champion cyclist and cancer survivor stepping aside as the chairman of the foundation and wildly popular livestrong brand to support cancer services. a statement from armstrong on the organization's website reads in part, to spare the foundation any negative effects as a result of the controversy surrounding my cycling career, i will conclude my chairmanship. nike announced today it will ta
stock market gets back to business in a sign of normalcy in new york city. but there are new problems created by super storm sandy. good afternoon. >> first up today, gray skies over the eastern seaboard gave ato sunshine today, but the dark mood over parts of new york and new jersey persists. the death toll up to at least 50. more than 6 million homes, including 4 million in new york and new jersey, remain without power at this hour. president obama got a firsthand look at the damage today. >> the stock exchange running on generator power came back to life. the mayor gave a thumbs up and rang the opening bell to the sound of cheers. >> and more troubles. this is the scene in the coastal community of seaside heights, new jersey, where hundreds of homes were knocked off their foundations. >> and this is the scene near bayhead, new jersey, a community under water there and cut off as the atlantic ocean merged with another waterway. homes, once million-dollar homes, now worthless. we get the latest from new jersey and jay gray. >> reporter: good evening. this is the kind of deva
together why a nanny killed two young children in new york city. they say the children's mother came home with her third child from a swim class around 5:30 last night. she found her 6-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son stabbed to death in the bathtub. officers say their 50-year-old nanny was lying nearby, she had self-inflicted wounds to her throat and a kitchen knife nearby. the children's father is an executive at cnbc. we'll have much more on this family tragedy coming up at 4:30. >>> for the latest in the presidential race today, where the focus is ohio and the economy. new numbers out today show improvement in economic growth. but mitt romney and president obama argued over whether the glass is half full or half empty. steve handelsman joins us live from capitol hill with the latest. steve? >> reporter: pat, thanks, good evening. a reminder, no republican has ever won the white house without winning ohio. and this year's nominees campaigning like he thinks that's still the rule. mitt romney took a break from his ohio marathon and went to iowa. >> we're going to create 12 million n
step. i know my teammates will be ready, and the city will, too. >> i don't think -- i think i screamed so loud i threw up. it was unbelievable. i mean, that was -- what a great at-bat. he's one of the leaders on the team. it was awesome. >> and ross detwiler probably pitched one of his better game of the year. $126 million contract. after that game somebody owned mark leonard in the locker room, if nothing else happens with jason werth the rest of his career, is that home run worth $126 million? leonard said, it's been worth it for quite a while. doug kammerer will be joining me -- there you see the furry knuckles right there. >> numbers up for what's to come. thanks, dan 789 team coverage continues now with pat collins, who's outside the park where fans have been gathering all day to show their nat-itude. and there's a whole lot of that today, pat. >> reporter: pat, indeed. we're outside of nats park. i was just over at the box office there. they say the only tickets they have left for this game are party suite tickets. they're $315 apiece. and they say they don't have that many left.
the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. we reached out to a metro spokesperson. he declined to comment at this time saying the posters were already causing enough controversy. news4. >>> the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak continues to rise. the centers for disease control said there are 105 reported cases in nine states, eight deaths have been blamed on the outbreak, two happened in maryland and virginia. health officials have tied the fungal meningitis outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. those shots were made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. >> cautiously optimistic that many of the efforts to reach patients and clinicians with information about this outbreak are succeeding. >> the pharmacy has recalled all of its products as a precaution. the government last week urged doctors not to use any of those products on patients. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for former penn state football coach jerry sandusky and no one will speak on his behalf, that's according to sandusky's attorneys. he has several letters written on his behal
. 49 in the city. it could be some frost out there. especially frederick county, maybe western montgomery and loudoun county. then tomorrow afternoon, sun and clouds and warmer. a nice afternoon. 67. did you do this, too? >> that's not me. >> 67 to 729 degrees is what it will be out there tomorrow. let's just take that off right there. 72. i think it will be around 71 in the city. as we make our way through the next couple of days, here you go. 71 on your wednesday. 73 on thursday. 73 on friday. 67 on saturday. and then 79 degrees coming up, or rather, 69 degrees coming up on sunday. monday, also pretty good. with a high temperature of about 73. it is going to be warm. the coolest days will actually be during the weekend. so there you go. the coolest days, talking about maybe a negative 547 degrees after a 729-degree temperature. >> cane would have never let that happen. >> i let the guy in and he changes my numbers. what? >> doug and the hot talk host give a hot forecast. >> that was pretty hot. >> that was cool. good job. >> look out. >> burning up. coming up on news4 at 4:00
made a huge splash in new york city. and as news4's megan mcgrats is reporting, it is creating a whole lot of buzz in the nation's capital. >> reporter: they are large and packed with calories. new york city super sized sugary drinks have been banned in restaurants, movie theaters and other venues. here in the district there is renewed talk of restrictions as well. >> i think we have to have a serious discussion about it. i think that is part of a full nutrition conversation we need to have. >> i did want the excise tax on soda. i think that would have made a big difference. >> reporter: mary proposed legislation in 2010 that would place an excise tax on sugary drinks but the measure was defeated by one vote. she thought her colleagues would support such a tax now, chase said she would consider proposing new legislation. >> we have an obesity epidemic. i'm very open to looking at seeing how this is working in new york and if it is something that really could make a difference in terms of obesity epidemic, i'm quite open to looking at it. >> reporter: but sugary drink rules have their c
of the coldest areas, to about 46 inside the city. a chilly start with a few clouds here and there. tomorrow afternoon, sun and clouds, cool and breezy. we'll see high temperatures 59 to 65. but they will be falling quickly tomorrow night. once again, i think even in the d.c. area we could see some 30s to around 40 degrees on saturday morning. going up to a high of 62. 73 on sunday. 74 on monday. just a 30% chance of showers. then we get mild once again. this little cooldown we're seeing is not going to last too long. just gives us a little taste of what's coming. >> thank you. >> it is early. >> real early for 30s. >>> coming up, not your average classroom. how a fairfax county school is expanding school to the mall. >>> and the ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor,
describes the business as a family-owned fire extinguisher company. this is all happening in the city of downey, about 20 miles from los angeles. >>> good afternoon, everybody. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. >>> a big weather story developing right now. hurricane sandy could have a big impact on us. >> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is keeping a close eye on this. >> confidence has really been increasing with each computer models, guidance we look at. the storm system sandy, as a hurricane, could move very close to the east coast in that time period of the end of the weekend. and through the early part of next week. let's talk about it here. today, of course, w50e6 had clouds moving through. storm system right now far koun down to our south. you can see some of the northernmost part of the cloud shield hitting areas of southern florida right now. the position on sandy as a hurricane has winds of 80 miles per hour. you can see right there, over jamaica. it's been producing a lot of rain and battering areas of jamaica with quite a bit of wind today as a category 1.
and will comb the sites of the city's famous haunts, urban legends and unsolved murders. this deal can be used on october 27th or the 31st. and normally would run you about $65. there are seven hours left to grab this deal. >> all right. ghosts included. >> mm-hmm. >>> a cab confrontation. what a man did inside a taxi that got the taxi driver so angry. he dragged the man out. >>> doug's tracking the possibility of some strong storms blowing in. >>> it's cloudy out there. but is this going to turn into rain and storms tonight, doug? >> yes. and yes. you asked me two questions at once. >> i did, and you answered them both. >> double affirmative there. >> both of them on the yes side. i think we'll see showers, and yeah, maybe a couple of storms, too. some of the storms could be on the strong side. we'll, of course, watch out for those. take a look outside. national harbor, great shot from our camera down there. you can see a mixture of clouds. you can also see blue skies from time to time. you also notice the potomac, at least right there, nice and calm across the area. as far as the temperature
, this is what we're focusing in on for now. as well as some of the other cities that could have a high impact. we're talking big cities around the mid-atlantic, and areas of new england. philadelphia, new york, this could be a huge storm system. so right now today, we've seen the clouds fade. look at the clouds down south through the sunshine state. the rain, too, coming in. this is the northwestern part of the band of what's coming right around sandy. heavy rain coming through areas of miami. they're even getting some thunderstorms. big cloud shield, too. and that's what we're going to see with this storm system, as we follow the track, it will follow north-northeast and jogs to the west. when it gets close to us, its wind field will get pretty big, and that's why we've got high winds also in the forecast for the monday time period, the tuesday time period, possibly even wednesday. right now the storm is a category 2. it's winds over 100 miles per hour, moving through the bahamas. by the time we get to friday, it's going to lose some of this intensity, probably a category 1. there's the jog
, temperatures currently in the 40s from chicago to minneapolis to kansas city, 46 to 48 degrees right now. that's the cold air headed this way. 79 now in cumberland and 81 in d.c. and 78 in pax river. throughout the whole area friend around franconia and all enjoying some very mild temperatures and coming up here, your forecast, a fantastic evening. couldn't be better. nice conditions here for early part of october. we do have some rain to talk about, though, with that cold air and i'll give you the details and the timing of that coming up in a couple of minutes. >>> president obama greeted a high-spirited crowd at george mason university in fairfax county this morning. if wednesday's debate was a shot in the arm for the romney campaign rather. today's jobs report could be the same for the president. for the first time since he took office a, unemployment has fallen below 8%. meanwhile, mitt romney was also campaigning in the common wealth where he down played the drop in the rate. danielle lee is on capitol hill with the latest from the battleground state. >> from president obama, this is proo
lot of confusion for travelers at union station. people headed north to major cities like newark, new york, and boston. they were forced to make alternate plans. >> i had to change all my plans. i was going to new york. i had a bunch of business meetings. i have to figure whether i'm going to fly up or do all this remotely. >> we're not sure how we'll get north to philly. and it is pretty upsetting. i only had one day to see my sister. so we're hoping that somehow we'll get north. >> the outage also affected marc train service. normal service was restored at about 1:00 this afternoon. however, track repairs continue. >>> to the race for the white house. today in a poll taken after the presidential debate shows a surge for mitt romney. he is up now by five points over president obama in the midwest where ohio and iowa could determine the winner in november. both candidates happen to be campaigning in those states today. steve handelsman joins us now from the hill with more on a shift in strategy for romney. steve? >> reporter: thanks, jim. just a few weeks ago, mitt romney had all but
more challenging. for now, though, great looking sky out there from our city camera view, right off the north end of the runway at reagan national airport. temperatures are starting to trend down now. 70 still in washington. 73 in fredericksburg, and 72 in culpepper. along the front, a little line of showers with embedded thunderstorms is going up. showers will be around for the remainder of the evening hours. but tapering off after 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 tonight as the temperatures drift back down into the 50s. southwest winds ahead of the front. this is the weather front right here. on the back side of it, the winds will come back around to the north and west. there are rumbles of thunder toward the southern end of the shenandoah valley, out toward washington, virginia. look out for gusty winds, maybe pea-sized hail, up to marshall, middleberg. no thunder with this batch up in montgomery county. from aspen hill, this is headed off generally speaking to i-95 north of town. so there will be hit-and-miss rain chances for the remainder of the evening. skies will be clearing out late tonig
jambalaya. >> it's for about 20 people. but i think it would feed 50. >> reporter: the city plays a major role in the show, and so do some of the real life players. lime rahm emanuel. >> i don't know if i'm allowed to say this, but it was bad ass. he drove up in five huge black cars. and like 19 guys got out. they're just like, shoot it, shooit. he comes walking up and does this ad lib action. >> when he first came up, i'm shaking his hand, i was like, how are you doing? he's like, hey, how are you doing? we're filming. yeah, we are, we're filming. >> he totally is a closet actor. he had the sparkle in his eyes. >>> news4 is getting an inside look at d.c.'s fire and rescue heroes. coming up at 6:00, jackie bensen show us how 9/11 changed the roles for those men and women. >>> i think we'll get a little on the cool side. i wore the red tie and thought i would help. >> it's not working. >> but tomorrow, tomorrow is another day. tomorrow will be a little on the cool side. we do have a little bit of a cold front moving through the area right now. today, high temperatures approaching 70 degree
sherwood will be here to say they're still not sure the city is ready for the play-off clouds. >>> dramatic changes on the way. >> let's go to meteorologist veronica johnson for your first forecast. how about it, v.j.? >> dramatic change is not the sunshine we're seeing, but it certainly is nice to see, right? after having more clouds than over the last couple of days. nice sunshine right now, as finally this weather front has moved on through here and east of us. let me take you back to this morning at 10:00. we had a few light showers across the area. here we sit at shortly after 4:00. there you can see the line of clouds, still hanging on to arundel county and areas of stafford county. mostly clear behind it. temperatures are still hanging on in the upper 70s most locations. 75 in bethesda and ashton. oakton coming in at 79 degrees. your good night forecast, decreasing clouds, clearing out and temperatures will drop to the mid and upper 60s by 11:00 p.m. what is that dramatic change we're going to see? i'll tell you about it coming up. >> veronica, thank you. >>> to the presidential race
, falls church, fairfax city, you're sitting at 70 degrees. 72 over in greenville, and down around afford. throughout the area right now, we're running several degrees above our average, which right now is at 66 grees. not a cloud to be found in the sky. pennsylvania, down through virginia, even north carolina, we do have some clouds that are making their way eastward through ohio, indiana. this little weather system here, that's the weather system that i'm going to be looking at closely over the next couple of days, because with an east wind, it could be providing our area with some cloud cover. but for tonight, clear skies indeed throughout. might see a few clouds, a few high clouds tomorrow morning. in the mid-60s by 11:00 p.m. and midnight. not as cold tomorrow. starting out in the upper 40s to mid-50s throughout the area, right inside the beltway. we've got high pressure controlling our weather for today. that will slowly make its way eastward and out of here. then a weather front that's up to the north providing not only some cloud cover up through pennsylvania and new york, ohio, b
performing at a new york city gala. the 25-year-old dropped out of school as a teen. earlier this week, drake tweeted that he passed his final exam with a score of 97%. >>> well, they surprised us, it's official, justin timberlake and justin beal have tied the knot a day earlier than expected. their ceremony was rumored to take place tomorrow in italy, but the hollywood couple tells "people" magazine they had a beautiful ceremony surrounded by family and friends today. timberlake's collaborators sandberg and fallon were on that guest list. beal's former seventh heaven star beverly mitchell was also on hand. >>> outfits that we buy, and then we wonder what was i thinking. turns out that following celebrities is the biggest cause of fashion regrets. the lambbrini alcohol brand found most of them admitted to buying clothes they saw on their favorite a-lister and then throwing them out. the biggest fashion regret? leather pants. tracksuits. >> oh, yeah. >> anything fluorescent, crop tops and thigh-high boots also made that list. >> remember, doug, when you bought the jane fonda leg warmers? that
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